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Large Silver Anklet
Madhya Pradesh, India
early 20th century
external diameter: 11.3cm, internal diameter: 5.5cm, weight: 522g
This heavy (it weighs more than half a kilogram) silver anklet is covered in applied granulation work. It has been cast in two part and is hinged, opening by
means of a single pin topped with a bud-like finial.
A related example is illustrated in Hoek (2004, p. 139).
Hoek, C., et al, Ethnic Jewellery: From Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands, Pepin Press, 2004.
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.
Inventory no.: 4946 SOLD
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